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ERIC (15) gets up off the ground and raises his fists. He
tucks his arms closer than what a regular stance should be… 667 more words

Jan Benedict Bitara

The 80-20 Rule

The eighty-twenty rule, also called the Pareto principle, says something like 80 percent of the effects come from 20 percent of the causes.

This means that 80 percent of your gains come from 20 percent of your efforts. 149 more words


Why Write A Screenplay?

Screenwriting is a very specific form. It is difficult and limiting – think about it, you only have 90 or so pages; you have to establish certain elements within 10 pages; you have to adhere to certain plot points at certain times. 692 more words


Screenwriting Tip - What Works For You

So, some of you out there know you want to be screenwriters, and knew that as soon as your were out of the womb, you were destined to write films and make millions. 451 more words


Join the ranks: Nashville Film Fest looking for a few good readers

Since it’s Giving Tuesday, I thought I should share a unique way for you to give back: You can be a volunteer reader for the… 584 more words


Bringing Reality Into Your Writing

Some believe it is impossible to capture reality on film. Even in documentaries, some argue that it is still constructed, planned and overly detailed. But there is one way I believe writers can bring reality into their screenplays: use your own experience. 313 more words


Can A Reject Learn How To Fly Again?

It’s Sunday, Modern Philosophers, which is when I’d usually share my Rejects with you.

However, last night’s episode of The Nite Show With Danny Cashman… 721 more words